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SUNY Maritime names Alfultis president

Jun 17, 2014

Dr. Michael A. Alfultis, a retired US Coast Guard captain, and the director and chief administrative officer of the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus, has been named as the next president of the SUNY Maritime College in Fort Schuyler…

DNV GL's Carlsen honored at OTC

Jun 17, 2014

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) honored Carl Arne Carlsen, senior vice president and member of the Governing Board at DNV GL, with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals at the 2014 conference in Houston this May…

IHC Merwede bolsters North American presence

Jun 12, 2014

IHC Merwede has strengthened its North American operations and reinforced its presence in Houston, Texas with a strategic appointment at the IHC Merwede America Corp. office. Thomas Agnevall is the new Vice President Business Development and will be based at the company’s Houston office…

Kashagan woes lead to shake-up

Jun 09, 2014

The North Caspian Operating Co. BV (NCOC) appointed ExxonMobil secondee Stephane de Mahieu as managing director effective 1 May. De Mahieu succeeds Pierre Offant, who was appointed managing director of NCOC in 2008, after the Republic…

Brattec: Petrobras executives talk about Libra

Jun 06, 2014

The magnitude of the Libra area was the main highlight of Wednesday, May 7 at Brattec Offshore 2014, an event organized by the Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce. Petrobras’ executive manager for Libra, Anelise Lara, talked about the reservoir’s characteristics and the area’s development prospects…

John Briscoe named SVP, CFO

Jun 06, 2014

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc., which provides helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that John Briscoe has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 9…

García named Pemex E&P head

Jun 05, 2014

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto officially named Gustavo Hernández García (pictured) director general of Pemex Exploration and Production (PEP) effective 1 June, the Mexican national announced 4 June. García has served as the interim director general since February…

Noreco CFO resigns

Jun 03, 2014

Noreco’s CFO Ørjan Gjerde will leave the company by 31 August 2014 to take part in a new business venture. Noreco announced that the search for his replacement has already commenced. Gjerde played a central role in the financial and operational restructuring of the company…

Thibodeaux named Superior Performance president

Jun 03, 2014

Superior Performance Inc. (SPI) announced it appointed Mitch Thibodeaux as its next president. Headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thibodeaux will oversee the company’s field service operations, rental tool equipment line and new product development…

New Oil & Gas UK chairmen

Jun 03, 2014

Offshore industry body Oil & Gas UK has confirmed two new senior appointments to its board. Effective from spring 2014, Trevor Garlick, regional president North Sea at BP, and John Pearson, Group President, AMEC Europe, have been appointed as the co-chairmen of the organisation…

Australia debates offshore work visas

Jun 02, 2014

Australia's current federal coalition government seeks to abolish the work visa requirement for offshore oil and gas workers, over objections from the Maritime Union of Australia, according to ABC Rural. The former Labor government, under Gillard…

Big game hunting in the intervention business

Jun 01, 2014

Owen Kratz marks his 60th birthday this year, but he's far from settling down. The CEO of Helix Energy Solutions Group, including the business unit Well Ops, including business unit Well Ops, has the global intervention business in his sights…

Cairn Energy loses top execs

May 27, 2014

In an interim management statement on 15 May, Cairn Energy plc announced that three executive directors would stand down, as part of the Company’s long term succession planning. Sir Bill Gammell, Founder and Chairman, Dr. Mike Watts, Deputy CEO…

US Congress to discuss new ocean technologies

May 21, 2014

The US Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) of the 113th Congress will conduct a hearing in Washington, DC on 21 May, about using new ocean technologies…

A day in the life of a Technip project manager

May 20, 2014

Technip profiles a day in the life of one of its Houston-based project managers.

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